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CannTrust Breakfast Seminar: Understanding Cannabis 8:00 am
CannTrust Breakfast Seminar: Understanding Cannabis @ Cardinal Lakes Golf Club
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Niagara has already been identified as a market leader in Canada’s next top crop: cannabis cultivation. Peter Aceto, CEO of CannTrust, is well-positioned to address to speak to the future opportunities and challenges of this rapidly growing new business sector and its presence in Niagara. CannTrust is a Federally licensed and regulated global cannabis market leader. The publicly traded company operates its approximately 450,000 sq. ft. Niagara Perpetual Harvest Facility in Pelham and has been permitted to construct another 390,000 sq. ft. Peter is a globally recognized and respected business leader, author and speaker. Prior to CannTrust, Peter was the President & CEO with Tangerine Bank, an unorthodox presence in the strait-laced banking world. A social media leader, Peter has also written a book on “people-first” leadership strategies called Weology: How Everybody Wins When We Comes Before Me. Join Peter as he speaks to members of the South Niagara Chambers of Commerce on the burgeoning cannabis industry.
NextGen Leaders: Ask Me Anything! 1:00 pm
NextGen Leaders: Ask Me Anything! @ Online
Jun 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In this AMA (Ask Me Anything) session, Lianne Picot will address questions about leadership in general and in the nonprofit sector from new and aspiring leaders who want to know more about what it takes to lead social change. Lianne will also talk about the potential leadership gap we will be facing in the sector and what senior leaders need to do to future proof their organization. Send your questions anonymously in advance to or have them ready to ask on the day in person. It’s up to you! At this special, interactive webinar, you’ll have an opportunity to: Learn about the potential leadership gap in the nonprofit sector Ask your questions about how to be a more effective nonprofit leader Discover ways you can start futureproofing your organization now This webinar is hosted by CharityVillage.
Senior Drivers and the License Renewal Process 2:00 pm
Senior Drivers and the License Renewal Process @ Bertie and Clinton Mutual Insurance Co.
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Community Support Services of Niagara is hosting a free workshop for senior drivers, in partnership with the Ministry of Transportation and Bertie and Clinton Mutual Insurance. By attending this presentation, attendees will learn about: Trends and statistics for older drivers The testing requirements for those 80 years and older The Over 70 At-fault Collision Program Signs of aging or medications as it relates to driving ability Driving tips and some more recent rules of the road. All attendees will be entered to win a reflective t-shirt.
CRA Self-Employment Seminar 10:00 am
CRA Self-Employment Seminar @ Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Led by a CRA representative, this seminar will discuss various topics of interest to self-employed individuals. The seminar will help you understand and navigate the tax system, thereby making it easier for you to meet your tax obligations. Some of the topics will include: Common tax errors and financial benchmarks Overview of revenue and expense concepts General bookkeeping concepts and best practices Information on CRA services This seminar is hosted by the Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre.
Learn@Lunch: Financing Your Small and Medium Business 12:00 pm
Learn@Lunch: Financing Your Small and Medium Business @ St. Catharines Aquatics Centre
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join Innovate Niagara for lunch and an interactive session with APL, BDC, and Meridian to discuss options to finance your small-medium business. Each organization will discuss their SMB lending methodology. Speakers will cover finance options including Asset backed, Equity, Line of Credit, and Invoice financing. Find financing opportunities for your business. Speakers will include: Ian Duffy, Founder & CEO of Accelerated Payments Chris Walker, Senior Small Business Advisor at Meridian Credit Union Kyle Walsh, Commercial Account Manager with Business Development Bank of Canada This event is hosted by Innovate Niagara.
Joint Health and Safety Certification Level 1 9:00 am
Joint Health and Safety Certification Level 1 @ St. John Ambulance
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm
The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires any employer with more than twenty regular employees to establish and maintain a health and safety program which includes a Joint Health and Safety Committee. In 2019, St. John Ambulance is launching Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification Training in Ontario. As a recognized leader in first aid training across Canada, this training is the perfect compliment to their commitment to health and safety overall. What is covered in Join Health and Safety Committee Part 1: Health and Safety and the law Workplace Refusals Duties and Obligations of a JHSC Certifications Hazard Management Investigations Critical injury accidents and deaths Case Studies When the Labour Board steps in Resources for JHSCs Call 905-685-8964 ext. 202 or register online. This training is hosted by St. John Ambulance.
AGEWORKS – The Art of Ageing Forum 8:00 am
AGEWORKS – The Art of Ageing Forum @ Niagara College
Jun 26 @ 8:00 am – Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm
Are you a business professional who targets older people? Do you want to better understand them? Are you an academic who thirsts for more knowledge about this growing demographic? Or perhaps you’re a mindful consumer who cares about issues pertaining to ageing and longevity. Hosted by Niagara College, AGEWORKS – The Art of Ageing Forum presents a varied assembly of thought leaders, organizations, and individuals who are striving to make a difference in terms of reducing ageist attitudes and reshaping what it means to age. Each of the 12 intriguing presentations will contain information and facts that will enlighten professionals, academics and inquiring consumers alike. Business professionals can hear and discuss how global and local population trends and longevity issues can impact their business, and get an inside track on emotional triggers affecting their clients’ decisions as they age. They can also examine their own personal thought processes and behaviours about ageing issues to improve their professional perspective. For academics and mindful consumers who are curious about positive ageing, the Forum provides an opportunity to immerse oneself in engaging presentations that will invoke new thoughts and motivations about ageing positively beyond just eating well and exercising. Topics and speakers include: Ageing is Changing: Global Trends in Ageing – Dr. Jane Barratt, International Federation on Ageing Shaping our Local World – Sarah Webster, Centre for Studies in Aging and Health Neuroplasticity: The Woman Who Changed Her Brain – Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, Author and Founder of Arrowsmith School Intelligent Fear – Michael Clarkson,...
Niagara Falls Foreign Trade Zone Seminar 10:00 am
Niagara Falls Foreign Trade Zone Seminar @ Niagara Falls City Hall - Committee Room 2
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
Niagara Foreign Trade Zone (NFTZ) Exporting Seminars will include speakers from government agencies, public-private institutions, as well as provide networking opportunities to exporting businesses in Niagara. The purpose of these seminars is to create greater awareness opportunities and connect you to Federal/Provincial programs for your exports. Generate leads to your international supply chain, benefit from duties refund and tax relief programs, apply for market development assistance, and other resources for scaling your international presence. For businesses preparing to export, this is your ideal contact point for building up your resources. Last year, NFTZ seminars reached more than 150 businesses and serviced more than 75 companies. Seminar Highlights NFTZ introduction International Market Insight Key Exporting Programs Incentives Introduce Resource Institutions Client Testimonials Networking Discussion RSVP by email to or
Brock University: Our Journey to the Cloud using SharePoint 1:00 pm
Brock University: Our Journey to the Cloud using SharePoint @ Online
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
We have all seen how SharePoint can inform and engage people across your organization and be a modern document management platform designed for collaboration. What’s the experience with an organization-wide deployment of SharePoint Online and how does this adapt to the requirements of Higher Education? This session will dig into Brock University’s deployment of SharePoint from the perspective of both IT Pros and end-users, to get a full understanding of the value of SharePoint and what it took to deploy. Speaker: Norman Young, Data Architect, Brock University This webinar is hosted by Microsoft.

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